Interview With the Goblin Princess

Blackbird Publishing interviewed me about my story “The Goblin and the Treasure,” my contribution to the new anthology Once Upon a Quest. The story is based on a fairy tale most people have forgotten (or never knew in the first place): “The Goblin and the Grocer” from Andrew Lang’s Pink Fairy Book. I have always loved the message of…

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Princess Alethea Reads “Tatterhood”

In honor of the completion of my makeshift in-home audio recording booth–and the fact that we all need a little light in the darkness today–I have recorded a fairy tale for you all to enjoy. This one is dedicated to my dearest fairykin Shveta Thakrar, who suggested “Tatterhood,” a Norwegian fairy tale I was unfamiliar with until now. Shveta,…

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In Which Alethea Interviews Sharon Shinn for USA Today

I am happy and honored today for two reasons: 1.) that I have the opportunity to interview one of my favorite authors, Sharon Shinn, and 2.) that I get to do it for USA Today’s Happy Ever After blog. The graphic novel publisher First Second is announcing today a collaborative effort between Sharon Shinn and Molly Ostertag called The Painted…

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